It's time to accept that there are responsibilities and reasonable restrictions that come with gun ownership.
It is important to recognize all of the victims of the shooting because soon the attention will be on the shooter, the motive and the politics.
Some of them make sense, and others would be better with a few tweaks.
The war in Afghanistan has been going on for more than nine years now, and America has largely turned a blind eye to the struggle. Can't we do more to protect our soldiers?
Rather than govern, the Party of the Right is doing all it can to run out the clock on this lame-duck session of Congress.
Wikileaks brings into question the traditional role of a journalist.
Distrust of the press, its real or perceived biases, has caused only further distrust on our government. And we, the press, have done little to fix the problem.
The 112th Congress might stall because of the Republican party's concern about image.
With the Columbia Daily Tribune's paywall for online content to take effect Dec. 1, the Missourian should follow the example of successful, free media outlets.
Don't paint Columbia's new buses black and gold. Promote better communication between citizens and government. And be careful not to start a parking meter fiasco in Columbia.
Unpaid contributors are still professional journalists if they meet the standards required by news organizations.
While at the polls on Tuesday, I decided to steal a Steve Goodman melody, “Chicken Cordon Blues,” and put my own words to it. It is called "The Voter Ballot Box Blues."
David Rosman urges readers to look beyond campaign brochures when evaluating two propositions on Tuesday's ballot.
Arguments over Tasers electrify as some consider the constitutionality of Proposition 2.
Complaints without proposed solutions are useless. Voting should be for those candidates who identify a problem and have a workable solution.
Progressives need to be stronger in voicing their pro-business, pro-labor ideals combating mindless conservative propaganda.
If Fox News wins the lawsuit against Robin Carnahan, political advertisements could see some changes.
Fanatics used the power of fear to gain the media's attention. Now the media is responsible for providing them with an undeserved platform for their anti-Islamic messages.
Jeff Reed, a write-in candidate for the 9th Congressional District — where no Democrat is running against Republican incumbent Blaine Luetkemeyer — would represent the liberal and progressive causes of the district. And his name is easy to spell.
The belief that the HOGs wreak havoc on Columbia streets and live up to their name was not the reality. Last week's motorcyclists praised the city and found a surprising "favorite hangout."